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IWPR holds regular trainings for students and journalists from across Central Asia, with their materials published in Russian and national languages on the analytical platform CABAR.asia and in English for international readers on iwpr.net . Articles by IWPR reporters cover current events andsignificant trends that affect the lives of people in the whole Central Asian region.

Uzbek Officials Consider Imposing Taxes on Bloggers

The latter are fine with it, but they doubt the initiative will be implemented effectively.
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20.06.19
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Post-Election Kazakhstan. How Authorities Respond to Protests?

According to experts, the old social contract between the authorities and the people has run out. (more…)

19.06.19
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Election and Batons. How Western Media Covers Elections in Kazakhstan

Leading European and American media has focused rather on protests and harsh police responses on the presidential election day than on the voting process per se.
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Ethnic Turkmen of Tajikistan Preserve Traditions of Their Ancestors

Hundreds of Turkmen families living in the South of Tajikistan remained to live there after the collapse of the Soviet Union. Despite having settled long and firmly and holding Tajik passports, the Turkmen carefully preserve the traditions of their ancestors, but also respect local customs.
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14.06.19
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What Kazakhstan Will Be like After Presidential Election?

Half a million votes for an opposition candidate must move the authorities in Nur-Sultan to defer to the protesters’ opinion, according to analysts. (more…)

11.06.19
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What Do Protesting Moods in Kazakhstan Tell About?

No wonder protesting moods in Kazakhstan have taken place during the shift of power in the country. Young people have felt the possibility of social and political changes after the resignation of president Nazarbayev, experts said. (more…)

07.06.19
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Orthodoxy in Jalal-Abad: Stronger Belief, Harder Life

There is no exact data available on the emergence of Orthodoxy in southern Kyrgyzstan. However, according to Ekaterina Ozmitel, doctor of historical sciences, a small Orthodox community in Jalal-Abad region first appeared in the 1930s.  It gave shelter to priests, nuns and believers from Russia and Kazakhstan, who were persecuted by the Soviet government.
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Rights of Children in Tajikistan: Ample Room for Improvement

The annual reports of the government of Tajikistan to the UN state the fulfillment of the obligations. Nongovernmental organizations also note that Tajikistan has taken several steps forward in protecting the rights of children over the years.
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06.06.19
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Exchange of Tourists via Caspian Sea: Challenges and Prospects

The countries of Central Asia and South Caucasus don’t count on each other in terms of tourism and are pursuing a more aggressive campaign promoting their countries in non-CIS countries.
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Vandalism in the Cemeteries of Tajikistan: Imprudence or Radicals’ Provocations?

In Tajikistan, the case of vandalism at a cemetery in the Bogi Kalon village of Istaravshan district, Sughd region, was dismissed.
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05.06.19
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